Gates, Tennessee Population 2024

650

Gates is a city located in Haywood County and Lauderdale County Tennessee. Gates has a 2024 population of 650. Gates is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -2.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 664 in 2020.

The average household income in Gates is $50,789 with a poverty rate of 19.05%. The median age in Gates is 37.3 years: 27.2 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Gates Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gates was:

  • Black or African American: 55.84%
  • White: 38.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.03%
  • Other race: 2.89%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
922.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.11% (-14)
The current population of Gates, Tennessee is 650 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 664.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American38755.84%
White26538.24%
Two or more races213.03%
Other race202.89%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gates Population by Race

Gates Population Pyramid 2024

Gates Median Age

37.3

Total

27.2

Male

44.7

Female

Gates Adults

There are 537 adults, (94 of whom are seniors) in Gates.

Gates Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gates Sex Ratio

Female35350.94%
Male34049.06%

Gates Population by Age

Gates Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2412.8847.352.7
Married992.7756.643.4
Female683.5714.785.3
Male403.4862.537.5
Non Family341.0967.632.4

3.05

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gates Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade398.76%
Associates Degree7416.63%
Bachelors Degree245.39%
Graduate Degree194.27%
High School Graduate18341.12%
Less Than 9th Grade224.94%
Some College8418.88%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gates Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gates Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black25221928
White18015215
2+ Races13130

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 11.11%.

Gates Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$30,625$0$30,625
Graduate Degree$44,821$0$0
High School Graduate$50,714$0$50,446
Less Than 9th Grade$40,469$40,625$0
Overall$39,688$41,125$35,833
Some College$36,042$0$0

$39,688

Average Earnings

$41,125

Average Male

$35,833

Average Female

Gates Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gates Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gates Language

100% of Gates residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Gates Language

Gates Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2459840%
Black387348.79%

19.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.88%

Male Poverty Rate

17.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gates

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gates is White, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gates is Black, with 8.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.35%.

Gates Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School36.07%
Some College13.92%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Gates Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed28.85%
Male Employed3.6%
Female Employed2.68%

Gates Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gates Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$39,241$50,323
Households$39,145$50,789
Married Families$52,574$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,750$29,926

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gates Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gates Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gates Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gates Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gates Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9

Number of Veterans

9

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War3
Vietnam2
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Gates Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 644
18 to 343
65 to 742
35 to 540
75+0

Gates Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White73.63%
Black20.64%

Gates Veterans by Race

Gates Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gates Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.9%

Labor Force Participation

39.5%

Employment Rate

19.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gates Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gates Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gates Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.97%

Born in Gates

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Gates residents were born in the United States, with 82.97% having been born in Tennessee. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gates Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029633-4-0.63%
2028637-3-0.47%
2027640-3-0.47%
2026643-4-0.62%
2025647-3-0.46%
2024650-4-0.61%
2023654-4-0.61%
2022658-2-0.3%
2021660-4-0.6%
20206646210.3%
2019602-12-1.95%
2018614-9-1.44%
2017623-5-0.8%
2016628-7-1.1%
2015635-5-0.78%
2014640-8-1.23%
201364810.15%
201264710.15%
201164600%
201064600%

Gates Population by Year